Ukraine will suspend payments on Russia's debt at $ 3 billion, If Russia will not restructure the loan, said Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in interview to German edition.
If Moscow will not make concessions in the period up to 29 October, Ukraine will refuse to service the loan, said the Ukrainian politician." We will introduce a moratorium on debt repayment and simply cease to service the loan. We cannot treat Russia differently than other international creditors, "- said Yatsenyuk, who called Ukraine received a loan "bribe Yanukovych" that he has not given the Agreement on Union with the EU.
Ukraine in September launched a legal procedure for the restructuring of its public debt. The government of Ukraine was first included in the perimeter of restructuring and Russia bought Eurobonds for $ 3 billion. In Kyiv they are considered commercial, and not public credit. Russia repeatedly stating the position that to participate in this restructuring has no plans and will demand full repayment of Ukraine's Eurobonds in the beginning of winter this year. A high-ranking source in the Russian government had previously said that Russia will be forced to go to court If Ukraine fails to repay these Eurobonds.